The Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel

Title

The Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel

Authors

Susan Hill Long

Publisher

Knopf Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780553511345

Pages

309 pages

Genre

fairy tale

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

From the time she was a crippled baby, left in a church, Maggie's life has never been easy but when she glimpses her destiny in a magic mirror, she goes off on a quest to find her father and, along the way, finds happiness, as well.

Grade Level

3-5

Lexile Measure

800L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Physical disability; congenital limb difference; crooked leg; prosthetic leg

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

caretaker

Keywords

magic mirror; peddler; crutch; friendship; arranged marriage; squirrel; king; bullying

Diversity Impact

direct

The Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel

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